This course prepares you for research and practice in clinical psychology. It provides you with the specialist training required for membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
You will also be eligible for specialised supervision leading to full membership of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. In keeping with the scientist-professional training model, the course emphasises the application of research based on development in the field of psychology.
Please note: International students cannot undertake studies on overseas exchange in this program. The opportunity to upgrade to a combined Master of Clinical Psychology/PhD program is available for local applicants after successful completion of the first year of the Master of Clinical Psychology at La Trobe University.
Graduates are eligible for registration as a professional psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, and for endorsement as a specialist clinical psychologist following further supervised practice within a registrar program.
Graduates can gain membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and are eligible for full membership with the APS College of Clinical Psychologists after fulfilling all requirements of the registrar program.
Applicants should have:- an APAC-accredited Australian Bachelor's degree witha major in psychology and a minimum B grade average(70 per cent or above) or equivalent across all years- an APAC-accredited fourth-year program in psychologyincluding a major thesis component with an upper H2Aaverage (75 per cent or above)- two academic referee reports, as set out here- two professional referee reports, as set out in the proforma(see above)- experience in volunteer work or work related to psychology.
Indicative (2015): $24,040 per 120 credit points.
Recipient: La Trobe University
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